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[movies]The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen
THE “LIVING WAGE” AND STEPPED UP ENFORCEMENT OF LABOR LAWS Now that Maryland has the nation’s first statewide “living wage” law, it needs to be enforced. That job falls to Tom Perez, the state Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. A former federal prosecutor, Perez laments that enforcement of Maryland’s labor laws on behalf of low-wage workers largely disappeared under the prior administration of Gov...
Keywords: labor; living wage
Downloads: 67
[movies]The Coffee House - Forum - Mark Cohen
Former congressman and NAACP president and CEO Kweisi Mfume discusses what issues are most important to him in his race for US Senate from Maryland.
Keywords: living wage; HIV; global warming
Downloads: 232
[movies]The Living Wage Coalition Transit Workshop
On November 20, 2010 the Living Wage Coalition of San Francisco held a day long forum on numerous issues that affect San Franciscans. This is a one-hour unedited video of that day's Transit workshop
Keywords: Transit; San Francisco; the Living Wage Coalition
Downloads: 9
[movies]San Francisco Living Wage Coalition workshop - Social Security
On November 20, 2010 the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition conducted a day long set workshops on issues that affect San Franciscans. This video is of the workshop that discussed current threats to Federal safety net programs such as Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Keywords: Social Security; Medicare; Medicaid; San Francisco Living Wage Coalition
Downloads: 10
[audio]US Update The Living Wage - Union Solidarity International
We speak to Amy Speckhardt about the politics, economics and reality of the living wage debate in the US. For more information, her accompanying article: http://usilive.org/wages-fastfood-workers-usa
Keywords: living wage; working America; trade unions; labor unions
Downloads: 11
[movies]Raise Maryland Campaign Launch - Raise Maryland
Raise Maryland, a major new effort to increase the stateâs minimum wage, will launch on Tuesday, January 22nd in Annapolis. The campaign, which is comprised of a coalition of over 20 community, labor, immigrant, civil rights, and faith organizations, seeks to pass a statewide minimum wage increase during the 2013 legislative session. The proposed legislation, to be introduced by Maryland Senator Robert J...
Keywords: Raise Maryland; Minimum Wage; Maryland; Labor; Living Wage
Downloads: 81
[audio]Twit Wit Radio May 12 2013 Pledge Drive Special
The Twit Wit Players with the Berkeley City Council, rent control, minimum living wage, George Orwell, 1984 and more.Performers: Carol Denney, Geoff Geiger, Kenneth McGee, Rich Kalman, Lorri Holt, James King, David Wintergeezer, Producer George Coates, Director Bubba Tyrone, music by Gracie and Rachel duo, keyboards Cavett Hughes and & board operator L. DuBois
Keywords: Berkeley City Council; rent control; minimum living wage; George Orwell; 1984; KPFA; Twitwit
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Public Good 4/17/2012 City of Buffalo Seasonal Sanitation Workers - Partnership for the Public Good
The Partnership for the Public Good hosts a weekly radio show, the Public Good, each Tuesday from 1:00 to 1:30 pm on WUFO AM 1080. Each week will feature a PPG Partner or other person working toward the public good and discuss some of the region's hottest issues. Hosted by PPG co-director Sam Magavern. This week's topic: City of Buffalo Seasonal Sanitation workers Abraham McKinney and Timothy Johnson
Keywords: Partnership for the Public Good; Sam Magavern; Living Wage; Seasonal Sanitation Workers
Downloads: 3
[audio]Students in uproar over immigration raid at SOAS - Made for Resonance FM by Frederika Whitehead
Frederika Whitehead talks to students and staff at the School of Oriental and African Studies, part of the University of London, after a shock immigration raid that resulted in 9 cleaners being seized. Eight of the cleaners have since been deported and a row has broken out between the school and the cleaning contractors - both deny alerting immigration officials to the cleaners status. Staff, students and their unions allege that the tip-off was made by the cleaning contractors, ISS, and was in ...
Keywords: soas; immigration raid; iss cleaning; unions; london living wage; resonance fm; frederika whitehead
Downloads: 19
[audio]The Public Good 4/17/2012 Seasonal Sanitation Workers - Partnership for the Public Good
The Partnership for the Public Good hosts a weekly radio show, the Public Good, each Tuesday from 1:00 to 1:30 pm on WUFO AM 1080. Each week will feature a PPG Partner or other person working toward the public good and discuss some of the region's hottest issues. Hosted by PPG co-director Sam Magavern. This week's topic: City of Buffalo Seasonal Sanitation workers Abraham McKinney and Timothy Johnson
Keywords: Partnership for the Public Good; Sam Magavern; City of Buffalo; Seasonal Sanitation Workers; Living Wage
Downloads: 3
[audio]Union Workers & Occupy Boston demand more from MassPort - Annie Shreffler
Members of SEUI 615 and local activist groups in East Boston met to add their voice and their demands to the growing Occupy movement. Workers testify to frustration at low wages, mistreatment from employers and exaspiration over working conditions. Speaking: Rocio Saenz, Kettly Dettoux, Janeth Quiroz, Gladys Vega, Elsa Sanchez, Joseph Gomes and Christine O'Connell. Translation by Jeb Mays of SEIU 615.
Keywords: Occupy; SEIU; Labor; Union; Logan Airport; MassPort; living wage; workers; wages
Downloads: 32
[audio]Building Bridges: Emergency Unemployed Civil Disobedience in NYC; Living Wage Protest by Clergy - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:35 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NYC Unemployed Arrested Protesting Benefits Termination With Members of Flashmobs4jobs Workers who have exceeded the 99 week maximum limit on unemployment benefits (called 99ers) were arrested for blocking traffic on Varick Street at a demonstration outside the NYS Dept.of labor...
Keywords: unemployment; 99ers; economic crisis; jobs; fiscal stimulus; living wage bill; labor religion coalition
Downloads: 61
[movies]The Coffee House - September 2007 - Mark Cohen
IN THE NAME OF 9/11: DESTROYING DEMOCRACY IN ORDER TO SAVE IT? Newspaper headlines are chock full of reports about secret CIA prisons, deportation of terrorism suspects to countries that torture, millions of disappearing White House e-mails, warrantless searches of communications, and new, pseudo-forms of document classification by the government. Is all of this justified, even mandated, by the post-9/11 reality? Well, we do need to be vigilant about terrorism, says Patrice McDermott, director o...
Keywords: terrorism, security; civil liberties; labor; living wage; climate; music; poetry; dance
Downloads: 75
[audio]Students Hunger Strike for a Living Wage - David Swanson
Hunter Link of the University of Virginia's Living Wage Campaign explains why he and other students stopped eating and why workers at UVA can and should be paid a living wage.
Keywords: living wage; uva; university of virginia; david swanson; hunter link; hunger strike; nonviolence
Downloads: 106
[audio]15NOW? 15WHEN? - CINDY SHEEHAN
Cindy Sheehan talks to labor organizer/activist Alan Maki about the problems with a "minimum" wage and how we should be organizing around the idea of a living wage.
Keywords: Cindy Sheehan; Alan Maki; 15NOW; minimum wage; living wage; capitalism; socialism
Downloads: 39
[audio]ST 9 5 14 Full Show - Sojourner Truth
The NATO meeting is underway in Wales with an announcement of joint NATO/US military exercises in the Ukraine.  The UK Prime Minister summarizes the problems facing the 28 nation body as the problem of Russian aggression to the East and the “arc of instability from North Africa to the Middle East.” What is NATO up to?  And is President Obama implying that so-named “allies” and NATO members have the same rights to military defense which would redefine who a NATO member is?Meanwhile Puti...
Keywords: NATO; Ukraine; Russia; IS; Iraq; Islamic State; Labor; Living Wage; Fast food workers
[image]We want: - Sasha Kimel
Occupy Ann Arbor Third General Assembly Liberty Plaza 10/20/11
Keywords: ows; #occupywallstreet; #occupywallst; occupy; ann arbor; occupy ann arbor; wall street; health care; living wage; tax; oil; public transport; michigan
Downloads: 2
[movies]Fast Food Workers Rally 1 - Gary C
Fast food workers are some of the lowest paid, and hardest working people in America.  But now they are rising up and taking to the streets to demand a living wage of $15.00 an hour.  On December 5th, 2013, fast food workers in 130 U.S. cities went on strike to demand a living wage.  In Atlanta, workers and their supporters gathered at 6:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. to walk out of their jobs to demand a raise to $15.00 and hour...
Keywords: Fast Food Workers Walk Out; Jobs with Justice; Labor Organizing; Living Wage; Class War; This Week In Reality
Downloads: 23 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]BeyondThePale01_08_2012
Operation Cast Lead, Three Years Later; Living Wage legislation stalled in NYCity Council; Emma Goldman biographer Vivian Gornick
Keywords: Beyond The Pale; WBAI; Gaza; Israel; Palestine; Operation Cast Lead; Michel Warshawski; Brad Lander; New York City Council; Living Wage; Christine Quinn; Vivian Gornick; Emma Goldman
Downloads: 121
[audio]Celebrate the Holidays with Conscious Buying and Thoughtful Giving - Dr. Joan Kenley
During the Christmas holidays, it’s good to contemplate the meaning of gifts and giving. Giving – at Christmas time and all year round – can mean selecting a gift as an expression of your beliefs or philosophy. Over the past decade, there has been a surge in companies and products that are better for the environment and more advantageous for those who create the gifts. In this show, you will find out how and where to buy Christmas and other holiday gifts that also promote good in the world...
Keywords: Dr. Joan Kenley; Global Exchange; World of Good; Tex Dworkin; Priya Haji; Fair Trade; Christmas; Gift; Giving; Wage Calculator; Living Wage; Fair Wage; Organic; Green Gift
Downloads: 15
[audio]2020 Visions - Work (18th August 2010, Resonance FM) - Resonance FM
2020 Visions - Work This week, K Biswas and Rys Farthing look at the world of work, looking at wages, job creation and the future of employment in the UK. Contributors include former Mayor of London, Labour's Ken Livingstone; founder of the journal Soundings Professor Doreen Massey; the right-of-centre think-tanks Policy Exchange and the Centre for Social Justice; Deborah Littman from Unison; Head of the Living Wage campaign at London Citizens, Rhys Moore; Resonance FM's own anarchist agitator I...
Keywords: Ken Livingstone; Mayor of London; Labour; Doreen Massey; Soundings; Policy Exchange; Centre for Social Justice; Unison; Living Wage; London Citizens; Ian Bone; Class War; hedgefunds
Downloads: 429
[audio]Building Bridges: Southern Workers, Occupy Activists and Undocumented Immigrants Protest at DNC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** Southern Workers and Occupy Protest at the DNC With . Angaza Laughinghouse, Pres. ,UE Local 150, North Carolina Public Service Workers, . Rev. STEPHEN COPLEY, Dir., Arkansas Interfaith Alliance and Chairman, Ntl. Nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition, ...
Keywords: STEPHEN COPLEY; national nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition; Angaza Laughinghouse; UE; Local 150; North Carolina Public Service Workers; Yen Alcala; Coalition to March on Wall Street South; Occupy Charlotte; DNC protests; Southern Workers Assembly
Downloads: 30
[movies]Mass Strategy Meeting in Atlanta - Gary C.
"Where do we go from here" was the question asked at the second Mass Strategy Meeting held on May 30th at Troy Davis Park in Atlanta, Ga. A coalition of progressive organizations has formed in Atlanta and their main goal is to go on the offensive, both legislatively and in local communities, to build a more just society based on Human Rights. About 50 to 60 people attended this meeting and began creating a framework to provide food, housing, health care, education transportation and a good job t...
Keywords: Public Meeting, Public Space, Self Determination, Occupy Atlanta, Occupy The Hood, Atlanta Progressives, Human Rights, Democracy, Food Sustainability, Housing, Public Space, Health Care, Education, Transportation, Living Wage, Workplace Democracy, Non Discrimination
Downloads: 52
[texts]Glen Park News (Spring 1999) (Volume None Listed)
Community newspaper published quarterly by the Glen Park Association reporting on topics important to the neighborhoods of Glen Park, Sunnyside, and Diamond Heights in San Francisco. Various publication schedules since 1977.
Keywords: Gavin Newsom; Diamond Super; Glen Park Garden Club; Tony's Meats and Deli; Dogs; Glen Canyon Park; Plants; Birds; Snakes; Living Wage; Jackie Spear; San Francisco Open Studies; Tietz Family; poetry contest
[audio]People United - December 3, 2010 - Allan Campbell
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with Richard Troxell of House the Homeless and the Universal Living Wage campaign about his book _Looking Up at the Bottom Line: The Struggle for a Living Wage!_, a memoir focusing on urban poverty and grassroots organizing.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Richard Troxell; House the Homeless; Universal Living Wage; urban poverty; community activism; community organizing; grassroots organizing; consumer advocacy; Ralph Nader; Unsafe at Any Speed; Max Weiner; Philadelphia; Austin City Council; homeless; homelessness; Bruce Todd; Kirk Watson; No Camping Ordinance; Austin Police Department; APD; Bergstrom Air Base; Bergstrom Air Force Base; Austin-Bergstrom International Aiport; McKinney Act; minimum wage; living wage; housing; housing costs; human dignity; social justice; economic justice; history; current events
Downloads: 10
[movies]Part 2 - UAW Autoworkers Confront Republican Sen. Shelby in D.C. Office (Second 10-minutes)
(Part 2 of 3) On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched, held a press conference, met with Democratic Congressman and author of Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, John Conyers of Michigan, and confronted Republican Senator Richard Shelby on his views regarding unions, the value of domesti...
Keywords: senate; Republicans; UAW; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; platitudes; Senator; Richard Shelby; Bob Corker; Jim Demint; South Carolina; Tennessee; Alabama; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 87
[movies]UAW Autoworkers Confront Republican Sen. Shelby in D.C. Office Over Future of American Manufacturing • December 8, 2008
On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched, held a press conference, met with Democratic Congressman and author of Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, John Conyers of Michigan, and confronted Republican Senator Richard Shelby on his views regarding unions, the value of domestic manufacturin...
Keywords: senate; Republicans; UAW; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans, platitudes; Senator; Richard Shelby; Bob Corker; Jim Demint; South Carolina; Tennessee; Alabama; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 340
[audio]Twit Wit Radio Fund Drive Hour Special Sept. 29 2013
Host Berkeley Kid with the 1999 Berkeley mock City Council, a statue of Patty Hearst, anti-business ordinances, Holy Land theme park, the Boston Marathon bombing, the Pentagon Special Effects Office, a minimum living wage law of $175 dollars an hour, stupid smart phones, remarkability marketing, Zero Dark Urine, Osama Bin Laden's magic kidneys, Kathryn Bigelow, and Leni Riefenstahl.  Featuring Berkeley Kid, Carol Denney, Paul May, Sassy Mama, Lorri Holt, James King, Paul May, Max Franklin, Kurt...
Keywords: Berkeley Kid; Berkeley mock City Council; Patty Hearst; anti-business ordinances; Holy Land theme park; Boston Marathon bombing; Pentagon Special Effects Office; minimum living wage law; stupid smart phones; remarkability marketing; Zero Dark Urine; Osama Bin Laden's magic kidneys; Kathryn Bigelow; Leni Riefenstahl; Carol Denney; Paul May; Sassy Mama; James King; Paul May; Max Franklin; Kurt Reinhardt; Dave Winter-Geezer; George Coates; Bubba Tyrone; Rich Kalman; Gracie and Rachel.KPFA; Pacifica network; Berkeley; public radio; free speech; political comedy
Downloads: 25 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]UAW Autoworker Press Conference on Future of Manufacturing, Health Care & Green Jobs - Part 1 (Frank Hammer)
On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched to the Rayburn House Office Building and held a press conference to voice their support for Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, the critical role American manufacturing must play in any serious attempt to address climate change, and the urgent need...
Keywords: UAW; press conference; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 90
[audio]Twit Wit Radio May 5 2013 Pledge Drive Special
Berkeley Kid with Lord Buckley, Groucho Marx, Patty Hearst, Osama Bin Laden, Kathryn Bigelow, Charlie Rose, Berkeley City Council, the sister city program, nuclear families, Angela Davis, minimum wage, peoples' park, free speech, Telegraph Avenue, living wage law, City of Berkeley, Tora Bora, Zero Dark Thirty, water boarding, torture, Pentagon Film Office, CIA, Tora Bora, & Acute Belief Disorder.Performers: Zinga One, Lorri Holt, Geoff Geiger, Kenneth McGee, Carol Denney, Jaden, James King, Davi...
Keywords: Lord Buckley; Groucho Marx; Patty Hearst; Osama Bin Laden; Kathryn Bigelow; Charlie Rose; Berkeley City Council; sister city program; nuclear families; Angela Davis; minimum wage; peoples' park; free speech; Telegraph Avenue; living wage law; City of Berkeley; Tora Bora; Zero Dark Thirty; water boarding; torture; Pentagon Film Office; CIA; Tora Bora; Acute Belief Disorder; kpfa.org; Twitter; tweet; Zinga One; Lorri Holt; Geoff Geiger; Kenneth McGee; Carol Denney; Jaden; James King; David Wintergeezer; George Coates; Bubba Tyrone; Berkeley Kid; Gracie And Rachel
Downloads: 19
[movies]UAW Autoworker Press Conference on Future of Manufacturing, Health Care & Green Jobs - Part 5 (Q&A-2)
On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched to the Rayburn House Office Building and held a press conference to voice their support for Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, the critical role American manufacturing must play in any serious attempt to address climate change, and the urgent need...
Keywords: UAW; press conference; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 41
[movies]UAW Autoworker Press Conference on Future of Manufacturing, Health Care & Green Jobs - Part 4 (Q&A-1)
On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched to the Rayburn House Office Building and held a press conference to voice their support for Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, the critical role American manufacturing must play in any serious attempt to address climate change, and the urgent need...
Keywords: UAW; press conference; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 77
[audio]Twit Wit Radio 06 01 2014
Host Berkeley Kid and the cast, with the NSA, Morning Mix, WBAI, George Carlin, living wage law, poverty, the Berkeley Mock City Council, People's Park, Richford California, Berkeley City Council, Patty Hearst, middle-class taxpayers, Howie Hammer.Featuring Lorri Holt, Kyle Choate, Kenneth McGee, Carol Denney, James King, Aasha Dev, Berkeley Kid, Kurt Reinhardt, Dave Winter-Geezer, produced by George Coates, directed by Bubba Tyrone, keyboards by Cavett Hughes, and board operator Lili DuBois...
Keywords: NSA; Morning Mix; WBAI; George Carlin; living wage law; poverty; Berkeley Mock City Council; People's Park; Berkeley City Council; Patty Hearst; middle-class taxpayers; Howie Hammer; Carol Denney; Kenneth McGee; Aasha Dev; Lorri Holt; Kyle Choate; James King; Aasha Dev; Berkeley Kid; Kurt Reinhardt; Dave Winter-Geezer; George Coates; Bubba Tyrone; Cavett Hughes; KPFA; Pacifica Network; responsible anarchy; Berkeley; Twit Wit; TwitWit; Twit Wit Radio; Twitwit Radio; community radio
Downloads: 4 (1 review)
[movies]Part 3 - UAW Autoworkers Confront Republican Sen. Shelby in D.C. Office (Final 10-minutes)
(Part 3 of 3) On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched, held a press conference, met with Democratic Congressman and author of Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, John Conyers of Michigan, and confronted Republican Senator Richard Shelby on his views regarding unions, the value of domesti...
Keywords: senate; Republicans; UAW; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; platitudes; Senator; Richard Shelby; Bob Corker; Jim Demint; South Carolina; Tennessee; Alabama; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 88
[movies]Part 1 - UAW Autoworkers Confront Republican Sen. Shelby in D.C. Office (First 10-minutes)
(Part 1 of 3) On December 8 2008, active and retired UAW members from across the U.S. traveled to Washington D.C. to put a human face on the real issues underlying the future of the domestic auto industry, manufacturing, and the American working family. The workers marched, held a press conference, met with Democratic Congressman and author of Single-Payer Bill H.R. 676, John Conyers of Michigan, and confronted Republican Senator Richard Shelby on his views regarding unions, the value of domesti...
Keywords: senate; Republicans; UAW; auto bailout; automotive; industry; union; auto workers; strike; caravan; Washington D.C; media; labor; workers' rights; health care; HR 676; green jobs; environment; transportation; manufacturing; domestic; free trade; fair trade; NAFTA; union busting; race to the bottom; globalization; competitiveness; education; innovation; knowledge economy; higher education; plans; platitudes; Senator; Richard Shelby; Bob Corker; Jim Demint; South Carolina; Tennessee; Alabama; climate change; living wage; economic crisis; banking; managerial downsizing; outsourcing; patriotism; ideology; capitalism; global warming; organize; direct action
Downloads: 252
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